Prediction of short survival in patients with brain metastases based on three different scores: a role for 'triple-negative' status?

@article{Nieder2010PredictionOS,
  title={Prediction of short survival in patients with brain metastases based on three different scores: a role for 'triple-negative' status?},
  author={Carsten Nieder and Adam R Pawinski and Michael M Molls},
  journal={Clinical oncology (Royal College of Radiologists (Great Britain))},
  year={2010},
  volume={22 1},
  pages={
          65-9
        }
}
AIMS To evaluate models predicting short survival in patients with brain metastases treated with whole-brain radiotherapy (WBRT). MATERIALS AND METHODS This was a retrospective analysis of 312 patients. Each patient was assigned to three different four-tiered prognostic scores: the Basic Score for Brain Metastases (BSBM), the Graded Prognostic Assessment (GPA) and the score developed by Rades et al. In addition, a 'triple-negative' cohort was evaluated (all three scores predicted unfavourable… CONTINUE READING
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